This is an analysis of the poem Liane that begins with:

Hast du Lianen nicht geseh'n?
»Ich sah sie zu dem Teiche geh'n.«...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXX XXXa XXaX bbXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 4,4,4,4,
  • Closest metre: trochaic tetrameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: unknown form
  • Metre: 1010110 111111111 11110101 11110100 111111 1101111 111100 111111 0111101 101100 111111111 1101101 11010110 1111111101 111111 111101011
  • Amount of stanzas: 4
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 134
  • Average number of words per stanza: 26
  • Amount of lines: 16
  • Average number of symbols per line: 33 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 6
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

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  • summary of Liane;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation.

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